Yosooi of the Matsuba-rô: Elegance that Brings Results (Matsuba-rô Yosooi, mi o tôsu fuzei)

「松葉楼 粧ひ 実を通す風情」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1799 (Kansei 11)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Yamaguchiya Chûemon (Chûsuke) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #409.4; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), pl. 79

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.5 x 25.8 cm (15 3/16 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6463

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

No censor's seal
Collectors' seals: Wakai oyaji, Hayashi Tadamasa
改印:なし

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection